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Venetian printing press

an historical study based upon documents for the most part hitherto unpublished

by Horatio F. Brown

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Published by John C. Nimmo in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing -- Italy -- Venice -- History,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Imprints

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Horatio F. Brown.
    GenreImprints.
    ContributionsChiswick Press.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 463 p., [14] l. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23356019M
    LC Control Number06008911
    OCLC/WorldCa7587965

    , English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Venetian printing press: an historical study based upon documents for the most part hitherto unpublished, with twenty-two facsimiles of early printing. Brown, Horatio, Background By the sixteenth century, Italian printing presses were far more successful than their northern European counterparts.[1] Their success had much to do with Italy’s established centres of industry and learning. In independent commercial cities like Venice, the printing presses were allowed to operate according to market demand and not the patronage networks that had [ ].

    The book format is called an octavo (‘in eight’) because each press sheet is folded three times to create eight pages. Manutius is also the first to use Italic type, designed by . In the first half of the sixteenth century the Venetian presses were those who determined the new canon of Hebrew literature. Most of these were Christian establishments which employed Jews or apostates in the production of Hebrew books. It was their selection which decided the fate of a book–immortalization in print or relegation to : Eli Barnavi.

    By , Venice had no fewer than presses; and two Venetian printers exercised a decisive influence on the form of the book: Nicolas Jenson, an outstanding typographer who perfected the roman typeface in , and Aldus Manutius, the greatest printer-publisher of his time. Aldus began printing in with a series of Greek texts. The movable type printing press was the signal innovation in early modern informa-tion technology. The rst printing press was established in Mainz, Germany between and Over the next fty years the techology di used across Europe. Be-tween and , the price of books fell by two-thirds, transforming the waysFile Size: 1MB.


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